Summer 2021 - CMPT 307 D100
Data Structures and Algorithms (3)
Class Number: 3048
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Prerequisites:CMPT 225, MACM 201, MATH 151 (or MATH 150), and MATH 232 or 240, all with a minimum grade of C-.
Analysis and design of data structures for lists, sets, trees, dictionaries, and priority queues. A selection of topics chosen from sorting, memory management, graphs and graph algorithms.
The objective of this course is to introduce concepts and problem-solving techniques that are used in the design and analysis of efficient algorithms. This is done by studying various algorithms and data structures.
COURSE-LEVEL EDUCATIONAL GOALS:
- The following topics may be included:
- Motivating example: the stable matching problem
- Greedy (graph) algorithms, BFS, DFS, Dijkstra's Kruskal's and Prim's
- Simple data structures: priority queues (with heaps) and union-find
- Divide and conquer algorithms ant their anaysis: solving recursions
- Dynamic programing algorithms and their analysis
- Flow algorithms and matching
- Randomized algorithms
The course has a final examination (worth 25% of the total grade). There will be five homework assignments which won't be collected and graded. There will be five 45-min quizzes (worth 15% each).
- Algorithm Design, J. Kleinberg, É. Tardos, Addison Wesley, 2006,
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